nmon is a popular system monitoring tool for the AIX and Linux operating systems and the nmon Capture Pack is an additional way of importing nmon data into the athene® Capacity Management Information Store (CMIS).
With an nmon Capture Pack you can monitor these servers within an enterprise, viewing metrics related to CPU, LPAR, MEM, and disk.
You can report daily, weekly, monthly or at whatever time frame is appropriate, showing thresholds and trends and model future requirements enabling you to forecast infrastructure requirements as the business needs change.
Data from nmon is gathered by the Capture Pack and stored in athene®'s CMIS, providing you with the metrics necessary for effective capacity management all in one place.
Rich Fronheiser, Chief Marketing Officer at Metron commented ‘Having nmon metrics available to view and use alongside all your other enterprise and business data is useful. If you want to produce accurate enterprise capacity management plans then you need to have and report on this type of information across the enterprise.
360° Capacity Management from Metron, looking at performance and capacity challenges from all possible angles, is giving organizations the ability to properly meet their service level agreements and their capacity management’s mission of providing adequate capacity at controlled costs, both now and in the future.
Rich Fronheiser added ‘Being able to look at nmon data with all other capacity data is another example of our 360° Capacity Management strategy in practice. If you are only looking at subsets of capacity data then there are performance issues that are going to be missed. We recommend this holistic view, where cause and effect can be quickly seen and understood.’
The nmon Capture Pack will help organizations meet their performance and capacity challenges, allowing them to bring nmon data in to their Capacity Management mix.
Metron have announced a number of new Capture Packs in recent months and further announcements are anticipated in the near future.
Metron has been leading the way in Capacity Management since 1986 and is justifiably proud of its history. An independent company, Metron delivers Capacity Management solutions across the Globe and has an impressive client list of Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 Companies including ACS, Internal Revenue Service, LA County, Deloitte, Marriott, US Customs, Everything Everywhere, WH Smith, Telefonica O2, Nestle and LloydsTSB.
Metron believes its expertise in this area is second to none, after all Metron literally wrote the book, having co-written and advised on the original Capacity Management processes and guidelines contained within the UK Office of Government Computing Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and continues to be involved in the ongoing formulation of the latest versions.
Metron’s 350+ man-years of experience, amassed helping businesses to implement successful capacity management solutions, are available to help Companies meet the challenges of managing their physical and virtual environments. All that expertise has been built into the athene® capacity management software that Metron develops and sells in the US and UK, and through partners around the world.
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